Hairspray (1988) Poster



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Version of 

Hairspray (2007)
based on the same Broadway musical
Hairspray Live! (2016) (TV Movie)
based on the same Broadway musical

Edited into 

I Love the '80s (2002) (TV Series)


The Rebel Set (1959)
Carrie (1976)
Grease (1978)

Referenced in 

A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
A poster for it can be seen to the right of the ticket taker's booth.
Freddy's Nightmares: The Light at the End of the Tunnel (1989) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Cry-Baby (1990)
Pump Up the Volume (1990)
Poster seen in store window.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: First Spaceship on Venus (1990) (TV Episode)
Pia Zadora in a John Waters film
Beavis and Butt-Head: Kidnapped (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Serial Mom (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Simpsons: Homer's Phobia (1997) (TV Episode)
Bart dances wearing a Tracy wig.
Divine Trash (1998)
Video case is shown.
Doomsday at Bikini Beach (1999) (Short)
Politically Incorrect: Episode dated 7 August 2000 (2000) (TV Episode)
John Waters says, "People come up to me and say, 'I'm a big fan, I loved 'Hairspray.' I say, 'Great. Did you love 'Multiple Maniacs?'"
In Bad Taste (2000) (TV Special)
Saturday Night Live: Jeff Gordon/Avril Lavigne (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Charlie Rose
Joan of Arcadia: State of Grace (2004) (TV Episode)
Helen refers to the musical based on the film.
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Connie and Carla (2004)
Features The Corny Collins Show and Tracy Turnblad
Broadway: The American Musical: Putting It Together: 1980-Present (2004) (TV Episode)
Julie Andrews mentions the movie as the basis for the stage musical.
Meet Bob Shaye (2004) (Video)
That Man: Peter Berlin (2005)
Several of John Water's films are listed on screen under his name the first time he speaks about Peter Berlin.
Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005)
A big advertisement for the musical is shown.
2005 Glitter Awards (2005) (Video)
Mentioned by host.
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Video case is shown in a video store.
This Filthy World (2006)
John Waters mentions it.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Video case is shown.
Starz Inside: Fashion in Film (2008) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in film.
Jeopardy!: 2009 Teen Tournament Quarterfinal 1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "The Movie's Characters"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $15,000 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.135 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $7,500 question
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.159 (2010) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $200 clue in the category "John Travolta Films"
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) (Video)
Poster is shown.
The Graham Norton Show: Episode #8.6 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham.
The Middle: The Math Class (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Visionado obligado: Los asesinatos de mamá (2011) (TV Episode)
poster shown
Bad Movie Beatdown: Big Mommas- Like Father, Like Son (2012) (TV Episode)
"If you wanted to do a musical, make Hairspray 2 or something."
Saturday (2013) (Short)
Paul and Clark are seen dressed as the characters, Link and Edna, from this film, during the ending credits.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Magical Mystery Cure (2013) (TV Episode)
The first song resembles "Good Morning, Baltimore!"
Awkward.: No Woman Is an Island (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Cinema Snob: Two of a Kind (2014) (TV Episode)
"So he combines his characters from Michael and Hairspray?"
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Big Sur 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Travis sings a few lyrics from Hairspray in the rental RV.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Robin Wright/Josh Charles/Weezer (2014) (TV Episode)
Josh Charles talks about his first role
RuPaul's Drag Race: Divine Inspiration (2015) (TV Episode)
RuPaul mentions it to the contestants when discussing John Waters and Divine. Later, he calls Michelle Visage "our very own Motormouth Maybelle."
Killer Psychopaths: The Nazi Killer (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Lewis.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 8 December 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ross.
An Anxious Mind (2016) (Short)
Photo of Michael Mantsourani Jr. as Edna Turnblad.
My Place: Pat Moran (2017) (Short)
Pat Moran mentions the film

Featured in 

100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Clip shown.
In Bad Taste (2000) (TV Special)
SexTV: Pink or Blue?: The Science of Sex Selection/John Waters (2004) (TV Episode)
Clips from film used in John Waters profile.
Playing Tracy (2007) (Video)
Clips featured.
The Search for Tracy Turnblad (2007) (Video)
Clips featured.
The Roots of 'Hairspray' (2007) (Video)
Clips featured.
Laserdisc Memories: Directors Showcase: John Waters (2010) (TV Episode)
Film is Mentioned in Episode
The Hour: Episode #7.29 (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during John Waters's bio segment.
I Am Divine (2013)
Clips featured.
Music Movies: Hairspray (2013) (TV Episode)
movie and songs are reviewed


The Buddy Deane Show (1957) (TV Series)
Grease (1978)

Spoofed in 

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